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Switzerland’s BLS AG has placed an order with Bombardier Transportation, in consortium with Alstom Transport, to supply four additional Lötschberger multiple units. The contract is valued at $41 million. Bombardier Transportation’s share is roughly $27 million, Bombardier said. ...
Bombardier Transportation Wednesday said subsidiary BT Signaling B.V. has purchased a stake in the signaling equipment manufacturer United Electrical Engineering Plants, known as Elteza. ...
Railinc Corp. said Wednesday it will participate in the 25th annual Rail Equipment Finance Conference in La Quinta, Calif., on March 7, 2011. Cary, N.C.-based Railinc representatives will be presenting its 2010 North American Freight Railcar Review. This opening presentation will feature ...
02 March 2011

South Africa

RailComm said Wednesday it has completed installation of its Yard Automation System at Transnet’s Kimberley Yard in South Africa. ...
Xorail Inc., a subsidiary of Wabtec Corp., said Wednesday it has signed a $165 million contract to design and install Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) for MRS Logistica, which operates the Southeastern Federal Railroad Network in Brazil. ...
Highway-rail and trespassing accidents are responsible for more than 95% of all fatalities reported by U.S. railroads, the Federal Railroad Administration's Office of Safety Analysis noted as it released preliminary accident/incident statistics for calendar 2010. The report said trespa ...
South Florida Regional Transportation Authority’s (SFRTA) governing board has approved a contract for the construction of 10 passenger locomotives by Brookville Equipment Corp. for its Tri-Rail regional rail service serving Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties in southeastern Flor ...
In a  letter addressed “To the Shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.” dated February 26, Chairman Warren E. Buffett hailed the holding company’s acquisition in 2010 of BNSF Railway as a key factor in the company’s successful year and, as well, its bright future. ...
Norfolk Southern late Monday said Erskine B. Bowles has been elected a director of the corporation. Bowles s ...
What would E. H. Talbott, Railway Age’s first editor, think of social media? I’m sure that at the very least, he’d be skeptical at first. Social media like Facebook and Twitter, like the title of the final Star Trek movie with the full original cast (William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, etc.), i ...
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